Event Recap – The Opioid Crisis: What’s Happening in Kansas?

State and national experts gather to share perspectives on the opioid epidemic

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Sep 14, 2017


Linda J. Sheppard, J.D., Hina B. Shah, M.P.H.

This recap describes a gathering of nearly 80 participants for a symposium at KHI on August 29, 2017, to hear from national and state experts who are dealing with the opioid crisis. Andrew Kolodny, M.D., opened the day with a keynote presentation, followed by panel discussions focusing on Prescribing and Treatment, as well as Enforcement and Regulation.

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